About Us


Foster a culture where Iowa Realtors® are the trusted voice and essential in every aspect of real estate.


  • Empower members, industry partners and communities. 
  • Engage the public on the value of home ownership and
    protect private property rights.
  • Elevate integrity, inclusion and transparency of the profession.

Strategic Plan

Download a PDF of the Strategic Plan

Who We Are

 The Iowa Association of REALTORS® (IAR) is the leading advocate for more than 8,200 real estate professionals in Iowa. Representing all facets of the industry, the IAR is proud to serve as a resource of services and opportunities for its members.

What We Do

IAR works with REALTORS® in a variety of ways:

  • We offer professional development (continuing education) courses through the IAR School Real Estate, taught by our expert instructors
  • Legal counseling
  • Professional Standards program to help ensure the REALTOR® Code of Ethics is enforced.
  • Governmental advocacy and representation through RPAC (REALTORS® Political Action Committee)
  • Advertising and public awareness of the differences between a licensed REALTOR® and a real estate agent
  • Housing Statistics for the entire state
  • Benefits to our members, including:
    - Health Insurance Program
    - Dental and Vision insurance options
    - Free Tech Helpline
    - Valuable members savings from our Benefits Partners
    - Conventions, conferences, updates, etc.

Why a Realtor®?

Only a REALTOR® is a member of the local, state, and National Association of REALTORS® and makes a pledge to uphold a strict Code of Ethics.

IAR Structure

Because the IAR is an advocate and voice for Iowa’s real estate professionals, it is important that we are represented by the dynamic leaders of our industry. The IAR is comprised of a delegate body that is elected by our members to serve in the best interest of REALTORS®.

Learn more about the IAR Leadership Team and IAR Committees and Workgroups